Brookwood Elementary School

  • Brookwood Elementary School serves 594 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Brookwood Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Brookwood Elementary School's student population of 594 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students594 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Brookwood Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brookwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brookwood Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#615 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
7%
33%
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White
87%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brookwood Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.240.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brookwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscaloosa County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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If you have a special needs child esp a child with Autism please save your time and find a better equipped school that will take the time to understand them instead of putting them in isolation constantly. They write down how many times a child that doesn't speak screams or gets frustrated instead of figuring out why they are upset. The principal doesn't seem to have any kind of heart for this job.
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